Month: April 2013

World famous Giza pyramids get a spring clean
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World famous Giza pyramids get a spring clean

A private company is cleaning up the Giza plateau in Egypt, removing garbage that has accumulated in the world famous archeological site.   The three pyramids of ancient Egyptian kings, Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure, along with the Sphinx, are located on the site. Although there is an archaeological safe zone […]

Clashes Erupt at Jordanian University, Killing 3
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Clashes Erupt at Jordanian University, Killing 3

Armed clashes between students killed three people and hurt 25 others at a university campus in the restive Jordanian city of Maan on Monday, the kingdom’s interior minister said.   “Three people died and 25 were injured the fight at the King Hussein bin Talal University’s campus in Maan,” in […]

Islam’s World War Came to Boston
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Islam’s World War Came to Boston

After the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Obama asked, “Why did young men who grew up and studied here, as part of our communities and our country, resort to such violence?”   Despite the scholarships and the positive press, the money and the good times that came their way, the Tsarnaevs […]

UAE pardons more than 100 Egyptian prisoners
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UAE pardons more than 100 Egyptian prisoners

The United Arab Emirates pardoned more than 100 Egyptian prisoners on Monday in a move hailed by the Egyptian ambassador to Abu Dhabi as a gesture that will improve relations between the two countries.   Ties between Egypt and the UAE soured after veteran Egyptian ruler Hosni Mubarak, a longtime […]